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As a cultural anthropologist what might you propose to research and would it be an Ethnology or Ethnography? What methods would you use to gather your data? What potential issues may you face while conducting your fieldwork and how would you deal with them?

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Cultural Anthropology

Cultural anthropology is a sub-branch of anthropology that focuses on human cultures, in particular the variations of cultural realities around the world and how this is influenced by socio-economic and political events. Cultural anthropologists therefore study human societies and cultures where qualitative research becomes standard. Ethnography is all about focus - it tasks cultural anthropologists to study a particular culture or social group and requires the utilization of either participant observation, surveys and immersion wherein the fieldwork becomes that event by which the ethnographer is able to ...

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The methods and study of culture of cultural areheology is explored.

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